"My Windows 10 suddenly crashed and stopped to work. I have tried everything to fix the issue but with no luck. Now, I plan to send the laptop to a repair shop. Before that, I want to retrieve my files. Is there any way to recover data from crashed Windows 10?"
Many users have the unpleasing experience of Windows 10 crash. It usually comes with serious problems such as the blue or black screen of death or OS won't start.
The prior task is to get the system back to a healthy state. However, it seems impossible for ordinary Windows users who barely know OS repair. Then, how about the data? Is it possible to recover data from the crashed computer?
But don't worry! Follow the step-by-step tutorial guide to help yourself out:
Data recovery from crashed Windows 10 is easy when you have a backup, from which, you can restore your data. But if you have no backup, Qiling file recovery software is available to help. Here, Deep Data Recovery with Bootable Media enables you to perform successful data recovery from crashed Windows 10 when your computer cannot boot properly.
Steps to recover data from crashed Windows 10, follow these steps:
Step 1. Create a bootable disk
Prepare an empty USB. If you have important data on it, copy the data to another device. When you create a bootable disk, the data on the USB will be erased. Deep Data Recovery WinPE Edition will help you create a bootable disk.
Connect the USB drive to PC, launch Deep Data Recovery WinPE Edition. Select the USB drive and click "Create" to create a bootable disk.
Step 2. Boot from the bootable USB
Connect the bootable disk to PC that won't boot and change your computer boot sequence in BIOS. For most users, it works well when they restart their computer and press F2 at the same time to enter BIOS.
Set to boot the PC from "Removable Devices" (bootable USB disk) or "CD-ROM Drive" (bootable CD/DVD) beyond Hard Drive. Press "F10" to save and exit.
Step 3. Recover data from a hard drive that won't boot
When you boot from the USB, you can run Deep Data Recovery from the WinPE bootable disk. Select the drive you want to scan to find all your lost files.
Click "Scan" to start the scanning process.
Recover data from the computer or laptop. After the scan completed, you can preview all recoverable files, select the targeted files, and click the "Recover" button to restore your files. You'd better save all of the recovered data to another place to avoid data overwriting.
After restoring essential data, you can turn to the Microsoft support team or other solutions online to repair the crashed Windows 10 OS. Mostly, clean install Windows 10 will effectively resolve this issue.
Knowing effective method to recover data from crashed Windows OS or dead computer is somewhat not enough.
Having a full backup of Windows 10 and data on your computer is the best plan. It will effectively protect your Windows OS and data from a sudden system crash or system error. You can either use File History or backup software to create the backup.
Here, we'd like to show you an automated way of backing up Windows 10 and data by using Qiling file backup software - Qiling Backup:
Step 1. Start with selecting the Disk backup in "Backup and Recovery" page.
Step 2. It is available to back up a whole disk or a certain partition. Choose the one you need.
Step 3. Select the destination where you want to save the backup.
Step 4. For disk/partition backup, you can choose to save the backup to local drive or to NAS.
Step 5. After the backup process is completed, your task will be displayed at the left. Click any one of the task, you can further manage your backup such as recover it, create incremental backup, etc.
You can also schedule to automatic back up Windows 10 so to prevent Windows 10 crash error.
Besides, to create a system repair disk using Qiling Backup will help you immediately restore Windows 10 to a healthy state with the created system backup image.
An easy and quick way to solve Windows issues is using manual Windows repair services. Qiling professional technical team can help you solve any system startup errors, including system failure, system blue screen, system black screen, and so on.